Demand for California's exit from America!
Watching the US Presidential Election results, One can clearly say the ratio of Americans who voted for Donald Trump and who hated hated him is more or less similar. The margin of gap between vote share of winner Trump and loser Hillary is minimal though there is a big difference in electoral votes.
After Trump's win, People of California were demanding for exit of the state from United States. A Group named Yes California Independence Campaign planned an event on Wednesday to gain more support for the demand of Calexit, inspired from Brexit (Britain exit from European Union).
The Group claims California is 6th largest economy in the World and its population is more than countries like Poland. It adds, California competes with nations not just the 49 other States in US. USA represented many things which are against Californian values.
People in California took to social media to say they no longer wish to be known as an American but just as a Californian in support of #calexit.
How Trump's win affects Silicon Valley?
Donald Trump will be entering the White House as the 45th President of American in January next year. During his campaign, Trump pledged higher corporate taxes for companies which have been relying on outsourcing their jobs to nations such as China, India and etc., The Immigration Policy promised by Trump had a massive impact on the election result.
Hillary Clinton received 114% more funding than Donald Trump from Silicon Valley. Are you curious to know how the CEOs of leading tech firms based in Silicon Valley have reacted to the unexpected victory of the Real Estate Tycoon?
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: 'We congratulate the president-elect, and look forward to working with all those elected yesterday'.
Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'Regardless of which candidate each of us supported as individuals, the only way to move forward is to move forward together'.
AOL Co-Found Steve Case: 'I am surprised & disappointed'.
Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel opined Donald Trump had an awesomely difficult task ahead.